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CBS
Mar 26, 2012 12:00pm PDT
bad. republican presidential candidate mitt romney is making a fund-raising swing through the bay area. romney, who owns a california home, will be here today and tomorrow. dinner in redwood city were donors will pay up to $25,000 to attend. the latest polls showed romney with a double-digit lead in the california republican primary race. according to a l.a. times poll 42 percent of republican voters support romney, 23 percent support rick santorum >> last night santorum lashed out at the new york times reporter who questioned him on a comedy made about mitt romney. >> you said mitt romney was the worst republican in the country, is that true? >> what speech did you listen to? stop lying. i said he was the worst republican to run on the issue of obama care. quit distorting our words. if i see it, is [blsank] what are you doing? >> kim was not very happy. it came moments after he told a crowd of supporters not to vote for romney. >> he clearly knew the cameras were rolling, the pressure was on and he is trying to appoint people towards health care and if he wants to use the media as a f
CBS
Mar 19, 2012 12:00pm PDT
is at the center for the battle of the republican nomination for president. mitt romney and rick santorum are campaigning hard there. it rambled kingston tell us that rick santorum is not backing down. >> mitt romney greeted voters in illinois explaining why he should win the state's gop primary >> i will get us the energy out of the ground we need so, we can keep the money that being spent buying energy, keep it here and put people to work >> he rolls into the new contest with new momentum with overwhelming victory in pr over the weekend >> all of the delegates in that contest are hours of that is good news >> he is holding on to all delegates been all his rivals combined >> his campaign has stepped up calls for other republican to step aside but his chief rival the house that he will fight until the end >> it will nominate a conservative, not the establishment moderate from massachusetts >> rick santorum claims mitt romney is outstanding in 10-1 each. it is >> is mitt romney who systematically has run a negative campaign and has had no positive vision for the country and spends billions
CBS
Mar 22, 2012 12:00pm PDT
and planned parenthood supporters were delivering a message to romney saying he cannot sketch away his anti-choice record. he's getting more support from the gop establishment. susan mcginnis has the latest from washington >> just as republicans began to coalesce around gop front runner mitt romney he is forced to defend himself after a campaign stop in maryland >> it is an honor to be here >> one of his advisers talking about the general election compared the fall campaign to end etch up sketch saying you can shake it up and start all over again. romney says his positions will not change >> i was a conservative republican governor and i will be running as a conservative republican nominee, hopefully, and the policies and positions are the same >> at a campaign stop rick santorum pounced on it >> -accompanied to all of you who are voting in this primary that whoever you vote for will be a completely new candidates >> the comment comes as romney gains more support. former florida gov. jed bush endorsed him and says it is time for the gop to unite. president obama is focusing more on his reel
CBS
Mar 2, 2012 12:00pm PST
, the contenders are trying to attract undecided voters. >> reporter: mitt romney rallied reporters in washington state. >> please be sure to go to the caucus sites. get your friends. >> reporter: rick santorum was there last night challenging romney's conservative credentials. >> this race is about what kind of america you're going to leave to your children and grandchildren. >> reporter: voters are listening. after santorum nearly beat romney in his home state of michigan. >> he has a great chance to beat mumbai and then to beat -- to beat mitt romney and then to beat president obama. >> reporter: both will be on inn ohio on friday, the biggest prize among the states holding contests super tuesday. a new poll of likely primary voters in the state shows the race is tight between the front- runner with santorum with the four point lead. the long nomination battle is a sign many gop volters are undecided. more than a third of ohio republicans have yet to select a candidate. mitt romney insists he has the best chance to beat president obama. >> this guy is out of ideas. and he is out of excuses and
CBS
Mar 6, 2012 12:00pm PST
. ohio polls show mitt romney and rick santorum in a virtual dead heat. both candidates began their day addressing apac about iran's alleged nuclear program. >> if they don't tear down those facilities, we will tear them down ourselves. >> reporter: mitt romney spoke via satellite to the conference in washington. >> a nuclear iran is not only a problem for israel. it's a problem for america and the world. >> reporter: later today, romney cast his vote in belmont, massachusetts. the state where he used to be governor. here in virginia only ron paul and romney's names are on the ballot. rick santorum and newt gingrich failed to gather the necessary signatures before the state's deadline. >> they had the right it legally challenge that and we're turned down. the right people are on the ballot today. >> reporter: gingrich has been focusing on the south. he is likely to win georgia where he served in congress and hoping for a strong showing in tennessee. >> ron paul [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: paul has yet to win any contest but that could change tonight. he has his sights set on ca
CBS
Mar 7, 2012 12:00pm PST
about that coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, romney and rick santorum are both celebrating victories today. but randall pinkstons the rivals may take the figt all the way to the august >>> soup came and went. mitt romney and rick santorum are celebrating victories. the rivals may take the fight to the august convention. >> mitt romney managed to pull off six wins on super tuesday shoring up his front-runner status. >> i'm not going to let you down. i'm going to get this nomination! >> reporter: but the former massachusetts -- but the former massachusetts governor barely won the critical swing state of ohio despite out spending rick santorum 4-1. santorum won three states. >> it looks we are going to get at least a couple of gold medals and a whole passel of silver medals. >> reporter: more republicans are behind romney as the only candidate with the money and organization to take on president obama in the general election. how majority leader eric cantor doesn't think the others have what it takes. >> they have not demonstrate the ability to did what needs to be done. >> reporter: newt gin
CBS
Mar 14, 2012 12:00pm PDT
's staying in because mitt romney is not the right choice for the party. >> frankly, i do not believe that a massachusetts moderate who created romney care as the forerunner of obama care is going to be in a position to win any debates this fall. >> reporter: but there's growing pressure on gingrich to call it quits. he campaigned hard in alabama and mississippi. at one point predicting he would win both states. now he admits he'll have to rework his strategy. mitt romney picked up wins in hawaii and american samoa tuesday, now he's fighting to knock down santorum's momentum. >> i'm the one guy in this race that can beat barack obama. >> reporter: romney is leading the delegate race and he's counting on that to lock in his nomination this summer. >>> the campaign now moves to the midwest and puerto rico. voters in missouri head for their caucuses on saturday and the big prize is illinois next week. >>> coming up, clooney with a cause. the high profile factor is on capitol hill today. >>> what a vehicle explosion and a surprise visit, the latest on the shooting rampage in afghanistan
CBS
Mar 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT
endorsement for the presidential campaign of mitt romney. the head of the house budget committee announced his support for mitt romney this morning, wisconsin congressman says the primary fight has been constructive until now. his state holds its primary tuesday. mitt romney leaves the gop pack with 554 delegates. >> first lady michelle obama will fly to the bay area this afternoon, her first up is san fransisco for a campaign fund- raiser and then she heads to the coast guard island in alameda where she will take part in the commissioning ceremony for the coast guard cutter. >> " maybe a huge security breach for one of the biggest credit card companies here in the united states. >> you may know the jingle but not everyone gets the same deal. why some bay area customers need to pay more for the $5 foot long. >> first on sale, some spaces for your ads, human billboards. >> a lot of clouds in the skies, a few showers to the north but,, hong >> a mixed bag on wall street after a new report shows consumer spending grew last month. take a look, this is a live look at the big board in new york and y
CBS
Mar 12, 2012 12:00pm PDT
presidential race. mitt romney and rick santorum are focusing on alabama and mississippi today. both states will hold their primaries tomorrow. today, romney talked about eating cat fish and hunting as he stopped in support of people in alabama. santorum was in mississippi and he spoke to the gulf coast energy summit in biloxi. >> we've seen that the president has a two-letter energy policy. no. and we need a policy that says -- that doesn't say no to the development of energy. >> reporter: the latest cbs news/new york times polls shows santorum leading nationally with 34% of primary voters. compared to 30% for romney. but santorum's lead is within the margin of error. so hard to tell statistically who is in front. >> it is tight. >>> you have to forgive st. mary's students if they don't get a ton of work done this friday because the basketball team is dancing this weekend. off to the ncaa basketball tournament. they knew they had a bid but it is a threat of losing it on selection sunday. they won their championship last week with a win over gonzaga. they will meet purdue on friday. midwest
CBS
Mar 13, 2012 12:00pm PDT
romney. the former governor is hoping even one victory in the south will help him lock in the nomination. southern voters have been slow to embrace romney. he tried to turn that around enlisting the help of popular comedian jeff foxworthy and hammering away at president obama's policies. >> it's time for this president to be held responsible and because of that responsibility, he is going to be out of office this coming fall. >> yeah! [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: a new cbs news/new york times poll shows 73% of primary voters expect romney will end up as the republican nominee. but half still have not made up their minds. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> hawaii also voting today. republicans there will hold caucuses tonight. >>> coming up, we have some toxic blame, the cancer-causing chemicals found in popular jewelry. >> and another red flag for eating red meat. how it could take years off your life of coming up. >> and orange bottles, black market. the unusual crime wave sweeping the nation. >>> finally seeing some good rainfall around the bay area, the heavie
CBS
Mar 20, 2012 12:00pm PDT
heads through illinois today >> that romney is ahead and prattle kingston shows us he might get an extra boost at the expense of its biggest rival. >> the polls are open across illinois. voters are picking the republican they want to see challenge president obama this fall. it is a showdown between met ronnie and rick santorum who is trying to recover from a stumble on the campaign trail. >> i don't care what the unemployment rate will be, it doesn't matter to me >> at a rally in peoria romney pounced on his rivals anne state >> one of the people running for the republican nomination says he does not care about the unemployment rate, that does not bother him. i do care about the unemployment rate >> rick santorum later admitted it is important to me and went on to say that his symptoms of the government lives in >> is one of those things where you wish you had eight 2 over but you know what? i think it is important that you try to get a sense of how real the candidate is, mistakes end of >> he hopes to his message of restoring freedom will drive conservative voters to the polls and deliv
CBS
Mar 21, 2012 12:00pm PDT
for the down payment. >> mitt romney has picked up another key endorsement, former florida gov. jeb bush throwing his support behind him. he says he believes the massachusetts governor understands the economy. the endorsement has been one of the most highly sought of the presidential race. romney has more than half the delegates he needs for the republican nomination. voter turnout in illinois is believed to be the lowest ever for a presidential primary. rick santorum says he is not going anywhere. he says he can win in louisiana. >> millions of fake tax returns were filed last year. what the irs is doing to crack down on tax fraud. >> how about donuts with 0 cals? a lot of spinning at infiniti raceway. >> we have clearing skies right now but more clouds coming our way and some rain. we will talk about that, next. >> a lot of burnt rubber going on at infamy on raceway. 75 cars did donuts on the blacktop and broke in old world record of 57 cars. the stunt is expected to end up in the guinness book of world records. >> how much fun would that be? >> i was thinking about food and i'm kind o
CBS
Mar 28, 2012 12:00pm PDT
for mitt romney, former president george bush set to endorse the republican front-runner tomorrow. a campaign spokeswoman said that mr. bush will officially give his support for mitt romney at an event in houston near the former president's home. last week he was endorsed by the other brother, jeb bush. and the camping for newt gingrich is starting to become a bare bones operation. the republican presidential candidate, and one-third of his staff, he has also asked his campaign manager to resign and plans to rely more heavily on low-cost social media to reach out to voters. he is cutting back on traveling to campaign in primary states, and instead will make phone calls to generate more support from delegates. newt gingrich and ron paul are trailing badly in the race for the republican nomination. a new poll shows about six out of 10 republican voters want them to drop out of the race. >> coming up, parts of colorado still burning this afternoon. >> we will give you an update on that, and also the new efforts to save dozens of homes there. >> if you can call it a swap meet where yo
CBS
Mar 23, 2012 12:00pm PDT
candidate mitt romney blasted the so-called obama care today while on the campaign trail. >> there is only one president in history who has cut $500 billion out of medicare and that is barack obama and if i'm president i will preserve medicare and i will not cut $500 billion out of that what we have >> louisiana holds its presidential primary tomorrow >> a message of solidarity among high school students in south florida when thousands walked out of classrooms demanding justice portray martin. i schools held peaceful protests for the teenager who was shot and killed by a neighborhood watch person last month. >> if i had a son he would look like him and, you know, i think they are right to expect that all of us as americans are going to take this with the seriousness it deserves and we will get to the bottom of what happened >> local police did not file any charges in the shooting. the justice department and the fbi have opened up a civil- rights investigation. the developing news in the shooting rampage in afghanistan. the u.s. soldier who is accused has just been charged with 17 counts of
CBS
Mar 27, 2012 12:00pm PDT
romney has another day of fund raising in california today that on the stops in stockton and orange county and los angeles on his schedule a fund-raising trip that began in san diego yesterday he had dinner and medicine last night tickets range from 1000 to $25,000. he probably did not see a few dozen protestors who are outside. one of his rival's new gingrich is coming up with a unique way to raise campaign cash. is charging 50 bucks for anyone that was a picture with him last month to spend two and a thousand dollars more than he rays. >>> it could afford to snap a few shots with newt gingrich and the tonight's mega millions jackpot. reed added 63 mid dollars first- place prizes the hasn't been a big winner since late january the jackpot has just been growing exponentially since the virus we spoke with in the bay area city cannot wait to cash in. >>> i'm excited and having a lottery and so long public career for years to some kind of excited that got three chances hopefully i get the big bucks. >>> a few mind-boggling numbers to look at. the odds of winning to next jackpot when
CBS
Mar 9, 2012 12:00pm PST
. mitt romney has been endorsed by the governor of mississippi but newt gingrich and rick santorum may have the best chance there and in alabama. gingrich has two wins in southern states, santorum won in tennessee last week and also had strong evangelical support in previous contests. >> first and second in mississippi and alabama on tuesday. i think that will be a big win for us and hopefully get this race down to two candidates. >> ron paul is skipping the south and campaigning in kansas where voters will caucus tomorrow. paul hasn't won anything yet. he believes caucus states give him the best chance to pick up delegates. >>> an african warlord in the spotlight thanks to social media. still to come, the hollywood celebrities who say it's about time people took notice. >> the first [ indiscernible ] open for business. or shopping fans are going to the east bay for their jimmy choo fix coming up. >> i find carrying groceries easier. >> still to come, the everyday benefits from a workout routine without heavy duty weights. >> one more gorgeous day across the bay area and then big chang
CBS
Mar 5, 2012 12:00pm PST
romney is gaining ground, putting him in a virtual tie with rick santorum. today, the former pennsylvania senator reminded voters in the buckeye state that the white house will be one with ideas, and not dollars. >> but this race is not going to be won or lost in the fall on money. this race is going to be won or loss on someone who can capture the imagine nation of the american people. >> reporter: newt gingrich is focusing his attention on his former home state of georgia, while ron paul is headed to alaska. the first candidate to visit that state this year. >>> and an emotional plea for help from a local man who is desperate to lose several hundred pounds and apparently it is already working. representatives from the dr. phil show have reportedly contacted 23-year-old robert gibbs. the livermore man estimates that he weighs as much as 700 pounds. and he has trouble leaving his house. gibbs gained national attention last week after posting a video on youtube. hoping to find medical help. >>> coming up, anyone's vacation can hit a snag. even royalty. why prince harry hits bumpy waters on
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